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CPD module: Recognising sepsis in the community

CPD module: Recognising sepsis in the community

Module Summary

Three sepsis nurse specialists offer advice on spotting sepsis in primary care

Learning Objectives

This module looks at the signs you need to look out for to accurately diagnose sepsis in primary care, including:

  • Stratifying patients as moderate or high risk
  • Using the national early warning score (NEWS) for sepsis
  • When to seek a second opinion
Complete the CPD module here to gain your certificate and log 1 CPD hour towards revalidation



Sarah Bailey, Nicola Shoebridge, Emma Evans and Fiona Wells are all sepsis nurse practitioners at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

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